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December 18, 2017
Ashburn, VA
Published on December 15, 2013

   A typical review of Skywalker OG might reference Lando Calrissian or the Pit of Carkoon, or even related strains like Deathstar and Biggs Darklighter. But the real analogous similarity could be that of an unlikely hero, hand-picked from obscurity to save the universe…or, at least, a version of that. This mish-mash of hybrids is an alien receipe for indica excellence, matching the Mazar/Blueberry mix of Skywalker with the Lemony-Hindu Chem of OG. Whether it conjures a messianic end of the dark-side–well, that depends on your dosage.

   Our latest sample came from Boulder Medical Marijuana Dispensary, tight and thick. The meaty calyxes were snow-frosted with nonchalant hairs hiding among them. She was crisp and fresh, with aromas of ginger, 7Up, and tart, chemical undertones. The first puff evoked whiplash as the nerves got their first shock. Calm and focus slowly eroded as the electricity circled ‘round the brain, then…

Published on December 15, 2013

Would that the fields of sage throughout this state could be cannabis. S.A.G.E., or the Sativa Afghani Genetic Equilibrium, fits right in the middle as hybrids go, combining the pure and standard indica with a sativa thought to be rooted in California’s Big Sur. The latter is evident in its lemongrass essence, with traces of recognizable hops from natural sage. The bud was tight and dense, but not heavy. There was hardly a leaf on the crystalled morsel; as it ground, the room filled with the aroma of Nag Champa and citral.

 The first puff hit hard, but the real effects crept in a few minutes later, and did not stop. Electrified, we tried to . Blunders were a problem. The cerebral high continued to grow for at least an hour, often leading to embarrassing speech impediment and clumsy fingers. Unmistakably, the strain tended towards the paranoid for newbies. But…

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